Here are some PDF’s you can download of suggested local activities.
Café Chameleon bar and Café
Gorsedd Stones, River
Brecknock Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves
The Welfare Cinema and Theatre
Local Swimming Pool
Parks, Rivers, Shops, Cafes, Pubs, Library
Former collieries and industrial heritage sights.
A tiny drive 15 mins or less
Tesco or Asda
Indoor Play area
Canoeing on a canal
Craig Y Nos Country Park, Brecon Rd, Pen-y-cae, Swansea SA9 1GL
Horse Riding/Pony Trekking
There are stables offering pony trekking and horse riding in Pen y Cae, a 15min drive away.
Forest Fawr geopark.
Brecon Beacons walking
The Brecon Beacons are fabulous if you love to roam the countryside.
Henrhyd Waterfall, Dol Henrhyd, Neath SA10 9PG 13 minutes
Cribarth or Sleeping Giant Hill walks 10 minutes
Dan Yr Ogof – National Showcaves Centre for Wales, SA9 1GJ 15 minutes
The National Show Cave Centre and Dan Yr Ogof is less that a 15 minute drive away and the area its is in world renowned for its Cave System. Part of the UNESCO Fforest Fawr Geopark, Penywyllt is home to The South Wales Caving Club and of course Ogof Ffynnon Ddu. With its convenient large utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and a luxurious bath to soak away and aches and pains, The River Tawe Holiday Apartment is the perfect base for caving holiday
There are plenty of pubs with food and open fires in Pen Y Cae.
A short drive 40 mins or less
Aberavon beach, swimming pool, kids waterpark/lido Restaurants parks and crazy golf. 30 Minutes
Waterfall Country, Waterfall walks and Waterfall Centre, Ystradfellte CF44 9JF 31 minutes
Penderyn Distillery CF44 0SX 22 MinuteS
National Botanic Garden of Wales: SA32 8HN 39 mins
Carreg Cennan Castle SA19 6UA 39 mins
Brecon LD3 9DA 41 mins
The Mumbles and Mumbles Pier SA3 4EN 42 mins
Llandeilo, quaint medieval Carmarthenshire Town 42 mins
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill, Swansea SA3 2EH 46 mins
Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthen SA32 8QH 48 mins
The Gower peninsula, acres of unspoilt beaches including the legendary Three Cliffs Bay, Oxwich, Caswell and Llangennith.
Cardiff – 1hr 5 mins
Llantwit Major – 1hr 1 min
Merthyr Mawr – 43 mins
Pembrokeshire – Tenby 1 hr 17 mins